Questions tagged [lubuntu]

Lubuntu is an official Ubuntu flavor. It and the default applications included use minimal resources. As of the 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" release, Lubuntu is an official Ubuntu derivative. Lubuntu uses the Openbox window manager. Until 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish," Lubuntu used the LXDE desktop environment, but has since switched to LXQt.

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No “erase disk” option when installing Lubuntu 19.04 [solved]

I am trying to install Lubuntu 19.04 on a new Lenovo Ideapad 130S-11IGM, but when I get to the partition page, the option "Erase disk" does not appear. The current OS is Windows 10, which I have no ...
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Have to Power Boot Twice to Load Lubuntu 18.04 on old 32-bit Dell Laptop

I have an old, 32-bit Dell Inspiron 1505 laptop that had been running an earlier version Lubuntu. I recently installed Lubuntu 18.04 and it initially worked. Then, following a major software update to ...
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No bootable device after fresh installation

So I'm trying to revive an old pc for a project. It's really lowspec so I tried to put Lubuntu on it, but couldn't boot after installation. I tried running boot-repair but it too failed. Here's the ...
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How to turn off Cursor Blinking in Lubuntu?

I have a small netbook and the writing cursor pretty much disappears when i move it around with the arrows in docs. I switched from Ubuntu where I had the Cursor Blinking off in Universal Access. That ...
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Audio doesn’t work on Dual-Booted linux (ubuntu 18.04 and 19.04)

I am pretty new to the linux and dual booting so I will accept any new information. Yesterday I dual-booted my windows laptop Asus-UX433FA, and I started with installing Ubuntu 18.04. I am having ...
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Boot process of Android installed in VirtualBox seems to get stuck

I have installed Android 7.1 on VirtualBox 5.2 on Lubuntu 18.04 on Thinkpad T400 following this tutorial. Here is the configuration In particular, I have assigned 1GB RAM to Android. On Lubuntu ...
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How To Connect to Wireless Network in Lubuntu?

Im new to lubuntu have used ubuntu before there is no nm-applet in lubuntu. So how to connect? Pls help
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Unable to access BIOS anymore (fastboot issue perhaps)

a few weeks ago, I installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my machine alongside Windows 10. Now, my Win 10 boots through UEFI and my Lubuntu boots through CSM. (don't ask why, I was having issues) That setup was ...
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Boot directly into application without showing desktop

I am looking to use an old Dell Latitude laptop as a media extender. I am looking for the laptop to boot directly into the application without showing the dekstop at all. Currently i added the ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 breaks after installing libgtk-3-dev

I have a problem with installation of libgtk-3-dev every time I install it on fresh Lubuntu 16.04 after reboot, system wont load and its stuck at black screen with underscore "_". Someone already had ...
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Why is mount.cifs not working in fstab any more after upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04?

My fstab for connecting to a local NAS was always //192.168.111.112/RAID /home/moi/share/OMV cifs noauto,users,username=USERNAME,passwd=PASSWORD After upgrading my system from Lubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 ...
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Lubuntu 18.04: remove all mp3 tags, rename to x0001, x0002, etc

I often play audiobooks from a car's MP3 player. Unfortunately, the system seems to misread the "tags" of the mp3 files, so I've been manually removing them with Picard. It's a multistep process and ...
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audio stuttering/crackling in ubuntu 18.04

The audio is stuttering/crackling whenever played in external speakers/headphone or the laptop's speaker. I have tried several solutions to no avail, and different combinations of them: https://unix....
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How to install Windows applications on Lubuntu?

Wine software isn't getting install from the Muon Package Manager I mean its installed, but I don't know where to open Wine. How do I open Wine and install Windows applications?
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How to select a column of text in Sublime Text 3?

In Sublime Text 3 column selection shortcuts are Ctrl+ALT+Up and Ctrl+ALT+Down. Same shortcuts are defined In Lubuntu (/Openbox) as GoToDesktop Up or Down, respectively. I commented those shortcuts ...
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Can I still run an older non-supported, non-LTS Lubuntu?

How long can I run Lubuntu 18.10? I have a program that was built by and for Python 2.7, which is no longer available in Lubuntu 19.04. Source: https://download.foldingathome.org/releases/public/...
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Grub rescue after formatting hard disk [on hold]

My PC has Windows 7 original and Ubuntu. I formatted hard disk using Windows. Now, while starting the PC, it enters grub rescue mode. Also, when I try to boot it from USB flash drive error flashes: ...
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How to remove Lubuntu LXDE applications when upgrading to Lubuntu LXQt?

I recently upgraded from Lubuntu 18.04 to 18.10 then to 19.04 using the inbuilt software updater. But I think with the upgrade some of the apps from 18.04 were retained. For example, there are two ...
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Trouble getting ElectronPlayer to work on Lubuntu

I been trying to get ElectronPlayer(for Netflix) to work on Lubuntu, it does seem to install successfully but I cannot find where it installed to open it, and when trying to open it via the terminal, ...
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Remapping Ctrl+[key] combos to Meta+[key] in LXQT (Lubuntu 19.04)

I use Mac for work, Meta+C/V seems a much saner combination to me than having to use Shift in terminal because of SIGINT. I'm trying to remap the Ctrl+C/V combos in LXQT to mac-like Windows/Command+C/...
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gpg: problem with the agent: Permission denied

GPG fails with gpg: problem with the agent: Permission denied when I invoke it after switching my user with su: su - user2 gpg --symmetric --passphrase foo foo.txt If I invoke the command from my ...
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symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found [on hold]

So I bought a dual boot lubuntu and windows 8.0 pc from my local pc shop ~9 months ago and went to upgrade it to lubuntu 14.04 today. Now I have had no boot cd supplied with my installation by the ...
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How to fix duplicate wireless taskbar display?

I followed the instructions to install the driver for BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN [14e4:4311] (rev 01), firmware-b43-installer. However, now my wireless module (should I call it that?) is displaying twice ...
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How can i formate my pendrive from ubuntu command? [duplicate]

My Pendrive is booted with ubuntu 18, I have installed the OS, now I am trying to formate my pendrive. how can i do it?
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I have 8Gb RAM, but the system report 6.8 Gb. How to solve it?

I have 8Gb RAM, but the system report 6.8 Gb and in bios, it's says 8Gb. I don't have any swap on it. I'm on Lubuntu 18.04 64bit. img here sudo lshw -C memory *-firmware ...
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Set a static IP to lubuntu on VirtualBox

I am using lubuntu 13.04 on a VirtualBox with a briged adapter. I want to make the IP of my VM static, I looked up on how to do this and many results came up. I went on and edited the interfaces file ...
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Lubuntu not starting GUI after install on Hyper-V

After installing Lubuntu Desktop from Ubunut's mini.iso on virtual machine on Windows 10 host with Hyper-V, only cli is booting, but not the GUI. How do I boot GUI from the cli?
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Kubuntu installation on Minix Z83-4 (PC box based on Intel X5-Z8300 cpu and intel graphic)

I'm trying to install Linux in a Minix Neo Z83-4. It's a small PC box based on Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Cherry Trail with 4Gb of memory and only 32Gb of eMMC as a hard drive. The box is released with ...
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TPM error when trying to boot from USB into Lubuntu?

I am trying to switch my ~2018 HP pavillion laptop (i7) over to Lubuntu from Linux Mint. I have a thumb drive with the Lubuntu ISO on it (done with etcher). When I boot into the thumb drive I am able ...
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Pycharm installed but not opening on Lubuntu

I have tested to open the pycharm.sh in terminal but still its not opening terminal response is something like OpenJDK Server VM warning: Option UseConcMarkSweepGC was deprecated in version 9.0 ...
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Invalid configuration Location

I was working by my laptop last night and everything was working great. I woke up today and turn it on. But when I wanted to open one of my software from terminal (ampl) I got this error: bash: ...
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No audio in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with VirtualBox 5.0.20

I have been breaking my head on this for a day and a half now. I am running VirtualBox 5.0.20 r106931 in Windows 8.1. My Guest system is Lubuntu 16.04 LTS, and I have successfully installed the ...
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Why is my Lubuntu 18 crashing after the screen saver is enabled?

I use a Shuttle PC with two old 24" Apple cinema displays. Since upgrading to Lubuntu 18 nearly every time the screensaver gets enabled for the first time during a day I am not able to wake the ...
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Can't use Volume Keys but I can use brightness keys on Lubuntu 16.04

So, installed lubuntu 16.04 and everything was working great excep the volume keys. I've already tried many fixes, including: http://wiki.lxde.org/en/LXDE:Questions#...
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Networkmanager for Lubuntu 18.10 & 19.04 - how to enable mobile broadband

In previous iterations of Lubuntu, that is, pre-QT, the network manager had a GUI which made it deadsimple to install a mobile-broadband SIM card USB receiver, when you clicked the "edit connections" ...
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Starting Lubuntu 18.04 problems

Recently, I have problems on starting Lubuntu. I get either a black screen, Frozen Login screen or spontaneous restart. I have to force shoutdown by holding down on/off button. It usually starts after ...
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Lubuntu stuck on “Started bpfilter” when boot

I updated my lubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10 and after installation i restarted the system. When system was up just stuck on that message: Started bpfilter My os is lubuntu and the solve of my question ...
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Why is Lubuntu 18 not writing to my iPod over Rhythmbox any more?

I used Rhythmbox for years to manage my music for my iPod classic. It stopped working with Lubuntu 18 (like lots of other stuff is different now). The iPod appears in Rhythmbox and data is readable ...
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Lubuntu is noticeably slower than Windows 7

I've recently got Lubuntu, but I've noticed it runs slower than Windows 7. I know Lubuntu is said to be the lightest version of Ubuntu. Anyone know then why it is so slow compared to Windows 7? I run ...
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Lubuntu brightness/backlight issue

I freshly installed Lubuntu 18.10 with LXQT environment and here's my issue : I want to dim the backlight of my laptop with the keyboard shortcut (XF86) but when i press it, it changes the brightness(...
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Cannot execute PCManFM from the program's menu on Lubuntu 19.04

I recently noticed that when I click on the default file explorer (PCManFM) icon in the program's menu, the program doesn't start. I ran the system's update to check if the updates would fix the ...
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prevent 2 in 1 laptop from disabling keyboard when folded

I have an external monitor I use with my laptop and want to use just the keyboard section of my laptop by folding it but when i fold it it turns off the keyboard. How do I fix that? I don't even use ...
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Middle click closes tab in 19.04

I just installed Ubuntu 19.04 and I have a problem. When I click my touchpad on the middle and the pointer is on a tab, it closes the current tab. How can I disable this? It's very annoying. Also ...
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LXDE 18.04 LTS Lubuntu desktop keeps breaking

Roughly once a day while I'm opening folders on LXDE at some point things break down. A folder freezes up and will not open. I'm prompted to cancel or end the process. Then everything on the desktop ...
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Can i scan a virus on my ubuntu 16.04 without any use of 3rd party? If yes then how. Please explain [duplicate]

I am not using any antivirus software. Can i still scan virus on my ubuntu 16.04? If possible how do i do it? Kindly elaborate as i am a learner.
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Install Lubuntu 16.04 on Sony Vaio PCG FRV35 (Laptop from 2003)

Original Symptoms I have annotated misleading facts and assumptions with block-quotes. I'm trying install Lubuntu 16.04 onto an old laptop from 2003. It uses PhoenixBIOS version R0108K7. My guess is ...
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After installing lubuntu-desktop, it says it's Lubuntu when starting up. How can I revert this back to normal?

Instead of this: ubuntu splash screen It shows this: lubuntu splash screen How do I revert this?
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change locale to japanese for non-unicode characters without changing the display language

I can't read Japanese but I buy a lot of Japanese games and apply fan-translations to them. Unfortunately a lot of such games require your system locale to be set to Japanese to even install/unpack ...
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Enable Lubuntu 19.04 auto-login after installation

There is a guide here to disable auto-login after installation Lubuntu 19.04, but I couldn't find a way to enable it. The only information about how to enable/disable it is as follows, but there is ...
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Where is the Lubuntu 19.04 auto-login?

During installation of Lubuntu 19.04, there is an option to Log in automatically without asking for the password. Unfortunately, I can't find this setting anymore after installation. I searched on ...